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A spirit that is thought to watch over and protect a person or place:‘the soul was accessible to the gaze of your guardian angel’figurative ‘he was also deputed to be Dame Edith's guardian angel’
defender, preserver, bodyguard, minder, guardian, guard, champion, watchdog, ombudsman, knight in shining armour, guardian angel, patron, chaperone, escort, keeper, custodianView synonyms
- ‘Just command your higher self, guardian angel, spirit guide, animal totem or whoever to make a snap decision for you.’
- ‘Maybe my guardian angel was just saying it wasn't my time, and maybe it was my husband's, saying it wasn't his time.’
- ‘She told me that I had a guardian angel, apparently everyone has.’
- ‘She looked as if she had seen an angel in disguise, perhaps a guardian angel.’
- ‘When she put her feet on the highway again, she thanked her guardian angel for her preservation.’
- ‘But now thanks to a guardian angel, he's fulfilling another one of his dreams.’
- ‘I looked around, hoping, praying to a guardian angel to help me get out of this predicament.’
- ‘His guardian angel must have been watching over him.’
- ‘Catherine and her guardian angel prove him wrong by resisting and dispersing the spirits.’
- ‘He's my guardian angel, and I hope one day I'll have courage enough to tell him this.’
- ‘It was as if I had a guardian angel watching over me.’
- ‘She was saved by the grace of our heavenly Father, saved by a guardian angel.’
- ‘I think my guardian angel was a well placed African pilgrim whose face I'll never forget.’
- ‘Don't drive faster than your guardian angel can fly.’
- ‘I explained to him that Mommy was called back to heaven to become our guardian angel.’
- ‘Since she was a child he had watched her, almost like a guardian angel.’
- ‘She looked like an angel, a guardian angel sitting on this bench with me in the rain.’
- ‘Then my inquisitive friend asked the her, ‘Does Johannes have a guardian angel?’’
- ‘Perhaps you can consider me a guardian angel of sorts, but do not fear me.’
- ‘Well you can find classes on how to talk to your dead pets, how to identify your guardian angel, how to bend spoons…’
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